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Workers in Japan poised to get big pay rises

Major carmakers lead the way as profits at Nikkei 225 companies are expected to double to a record this year


WORKERS at Japan's biggest companies can expect a bigger share of the record profit estimated for this fiscal year as employers including Toyota Motor Corp offer raises in annual pay negotiations.

The carmaker will raise monthly base wages 4,000 yen (S$46) as part of the...

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